Market Wrap: Bitcoin Clings to $10.4K; Ether in Smart Contracts Highest Since 2016
Bitcoin price holds steady while ether in smart contracts reach a level not seen in four years.
Bitcoin’s price is trending upward while ether options traders focus on $400 strikes.
Ripple, the payments startup with an IPO in the cards and a complex relationship with the XRP cryptocurrency, is branching out into lending.
It would be "advantageous for Ripple to operate in the U.K.,” said Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse.
A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.
The non-profit is teaming up with Ripple and the XRP Foundation to show how blockchain ecosystems can be carbon-neutral.